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earthquake rocks japan. >> we remain very concerned, very concerned. >> the u.s. considers military force to stop the violence in syria. >> reports he is considering using chemical weapons have some on capitol hill calling for the president to get tough with the the dictator. >> a dismal unemployment report,. >> most economists predict 80,000 jobs were added in september. >> local fishermen furious after a crab scab crossing their picket line. >> it's going to have to be. we weren't going to come back without her. >> a miracle in the mountains, the family of a woman stranded for six nights in the sierra shares her incredible story of survival. >> my sister may be little but she's mighty. she loves life. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on eyewitness news this morning. and i'm frank mallicoat. >>> good morning everyone, it's friday december 7th. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30 now. a 7.3 earthquake struck today near japan. >> it was centered off the northeastern coast. several people have been injured. cate cauguiran is in the news
acquisition from japan by the oakland as. >> the team is asking immediately to replace steven drew who signed with boston yesterday. today oakland's top brass is expected to announce the signing of japanese shortstop nakajima. he batted over .300 and was a seven-time all-star for a foreign team. >>> santiago cassill la- is resigned. cast >>> play the day. tennessee titans chris johnson with a 94-yard touchdown. he did it while wearing the names of all the victims of the connecticut school shooting. the td helped the titans beat the new york jets 14-10. it was a very ugly loss for the jets tell you the truth. they had an option to come back and win and didn't do it. mark sanchez fumbled that ball at the last minute. >> you watched the game? >> a little bit. i like football. >>> it's not something you expect to see in upscale palo alto. >> but a mobile home park has been a fixture in the city since the '20s. they the landlords want to build high-end apartments. more than 100 low-income families live in the mobile home park including 125 children. >> it's been very stressful for 400 people arou
modest growth led by rising demand for housing. >> and an election in japan leads to a jump in stock marketing there. we go to ashley morrison of who joins us now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, an election win by japan's liberal democratic party boosted japanese markets this morning. tokyo's nikkei added about 1% while hong kong's hang seng lost half a percent. >>> on wall street friday stocks fell as investors wait on a budget deal out of washington. the dow dropped 35 points while the nasdaq lost 20. >>> there is some movement in the negotiations to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff." white house and congressional aides worked through the weekend after house speaker john boehner offered a new proposal to the president on friday. the proposal includes an increase in taxes on people making more than $1 million a year and in exchange he is asking for one trillion dollars in spending cuts. >>> and diet pepsi is getting a huge makeover next month but the company is already making changes. they have added a new sweetener. diet pepsi contains aspartame w
end stocks. tokyo's nikkei added 1.5% as japan swore in a new prime minister. the shanghai composite was up .25%. investors will return to wall street with concerns over the "fiscal cliff." on monday, before closing for christmas the dow lost 52 points while the nasdaq dropped 8. the white house says the president is cutting its vacation in hawaii short to deal with "fiscal cliff" negotiations. his focus, figure out a plan to avoid the huge spike in taxes and spending cuts set to take effect in 6 days. senate majority leader harry reid is believed to be crafting his own fiscal package including extending the bush- era tax cuts for households making less than $250,000. now, regardless of what happens with the "fiscal cliff," new taxes to help pay for the affordable healthcare act will take effect january 1. but the average american will not really see a difference in his bill to the irs. the wealthiest 2% of americans and the healthcare industry will pick up the majority of the tab. back to you. >> thank you. >>> now, ladies and gentlemen, time for the big story of the day. that is as
up 44. signs of stimulus action from the bank of japan sent asian markets higher, tokyo's nikkei surged 2.5%. hong kong's hang seng added half a percent. and although the president and house speaker john boehner have made headway on budget negotiations, boehner says he is going forward with the plan that is separate from the deal he is working on with the president. the white house and democratic lawmakers have already rejected boehner's plan b to stepped low tax rates to all americans except those who make a million dollars or more a year. the house will vote on the alternate plan thursday. >>> swiss bank ubs admits to fraud and agrees to pay more than $1 billion in fines. the settlement comes after an investigation found ubs bankers engaged in rigging the liber rate. >>> instagram backing off its policy to use photos in advertisements after a backlash from users and privacy advocates. despite that, the cofounder says the service was created to eventually make money and it will experiment with various forms of advertising. back to you. >> erica, we wanted to ask you about mark z
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